National American Eagle Day is celebrated each year on June 20th. This day is set aside to honor the national symbol of America. Bald Eagle is both the national bird and the national animal fo the United States of America, and it also appears on its seal. In the latter 20th century the Bald Eagle was on the brink of extinction in the continental united states. Eventually the populations, which is recovered and on the 12,1995 the species ware removed from the United States, the federal government. The list of endangered species is transferred to the list of threatened species. The day is created to raise the awareness for preserving the Bald Eagle, assist in the restoration of their natural environments and take part in the educational outreach.
“The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!” – Joyce Meyer
History of National American Eagle Day
The National American Eagle Day is on June 20, which is a special day to commemorate the anniversary fo the Bald Eagle, which is the National Symbol of America. In 1995 at the request of the American Eagle Foundation, President Bill Clinton and Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist both recognized the first American Eagle Day. From then, the Governors from a combined total of 49 states have signed proclamations or letters of the Recognition for giving the National Bird the Bald Eagle. It is celebrated as giving honor to the National Symbol.
Other Celebrations on June 20
June 20 is also celebrated as
- World Juggling Day
- World Refugee Day
- National Vanilla Milkshake Day
- National Ice Cream Soda Day
- National Kouign Amann Day
- World Productivity Day
How to Celebrate National American Eagle Day
The simple and the best way to celebrate the American Eagle Day is to pick up the piece of cloth with has the symbol of the American National Bird, and show up the national pride. Then you can come out and raise the awareness about the endangered status of that beautiful bird. You can make some volunteer to help preserve its place in nature. Or you can watch the D.C Eagle Cam which is a live stream that allows you to know the lives of two bald eagles in the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. The video camera is fixed inside the eagle’s nest which provides you with the snapshots of their lives. Another way of celebrating the National American Eagle Day is by visiting any local zoo and look at those species with a naked eye. You can share your views and thoughts on social media using the hashtags #NationalAmericanEagleDay.
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